[Matroska-general] Simple Question about ratios

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Sat Nov 19 15:06:34 CET 2011

The more bitrate you have, the better quality you will get. But the
bigger the final file will be.

If you want to mix tracks from different files, you can use mkvmerge
(and it's GUI) to add your two source files and (un)select the tracks
you want in your final file.

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 11:50 PM, GoNXaS Hardy <gonxa.el.leon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All!
> I got a simple question about this format.
> I'm comparing two .mkv files, one of them reads Matroska at 3 043 Kbps,
> meanwhile the other reads:  Matroska at 12.4 Mbps.
> Since this is one of the little difference between the files (both has an
> aspect of 1920 x 1080 and almost 24.000 fps) (the other differences are the
> audio tracks) and the size of the files are off 1.82 gb and 8.3 gb, I
> believe that the previous mentioned ratio are or the image compression, or
> the image quality.
> Since I'm looking to get the best quality for this video, I want to be sure
> what that difference means (3 043 Kbps vs 12.4 Mbps), can anybody enlighten
> me?
> Also, anyone know a program to switch the audio tracks between two mkv files
> (I'm on Windows 7)
> Thanks you in advance
> --
>                                                     GoNXaS
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Steve Lhomme
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